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Senior Physiotherapist

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum pro-rata - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Senior Physiotherapy - Intensive Care

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone with a particular interest in intensive care, respiratory and surgical rehabilitation to become static within our Intensive Care Physiotherapy Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated senior physiotherapist with experience of working within surgery, respiratory or ICU.

Our Intensive Care Unit offers both level 2 and level 3 care to a variety of patients, including medically unwell patients and complex surgical patients such as oesophagogastric and pancreaticohepatic surgeries

You should have:

Excellent communication and team working skills

Completed core junior rotations

HCPC and CSP registration

We actively encourage continuing professional development through clinical supervision and a comprehensive in-service training programme

Main duties of the job

The Physiotherapy team comprises of Band 5 and 6 staff, and are supported by two band 7 team leaders. As a service, we are responsible for the rehabilitation of the patients on the unit, as well as leading on tracheostomy weaning and regular in house teaching to staff.

The physiotherapy department is committed to providing excellent patient care across seven days. You will also contribute to the emergency respiratory on-call rota.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have given us an overall rating of Outstanding.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide physiotherapy to relevant patients within clinical specialty area, in a range of settings including inpatients, outpatients and patient homes.

To assess and treat patients in relevant rotational area . To support the team in the organisation and provision of an efficient, high quality and co-ordinated physiotherapy service for patients in each area . To undertake a defined clinical caseload. To ensure that patient and service standards and priorities are met. To provide clinical supervision to assigned junior physiotherapists, technical instructors, physiotherapy assistants and students.

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration
  • BSc Physiotherapy


  • Member of CSP
  • Member of Specific interest group
  • Post graduate qualifications in Respiratory or Intensive Care



  • Previous Acute NHS experience at Band 5 level
  • Achieved core skills in all core Junior rotations, including respiratory or ICU
  • Evidence to support knowledge base in respiratory and ICU
  • Previous acute NHS experience


  • Previous Senior Experience in Respiratory or ICU

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital



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